Full dose anti malarial medicines are being given to all children under five in regions where malaria is very prevalent at specific times of the year. Professor Sir Brian Greenwood of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine explains how such seasonal prevention could bring freedom from malaria for local people just as visitors are protected — by prophylactic drugs.
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